Camp Wawona, Yosemite Mission Trip Aug 2020

Build and Restore International (BRI) invites you to join us at Camp Wawona, Yosemite. This will be an unforgettable experience. We will participate in different restoration and building projects. This mission trip will have multiple opportunities to serve and minister to others. As always, mission trips require a desire to glorify God, teamwork, and safety. We ask that these values be considered as you make a decision to join us. Prayerfully consider joining us on this exciting mission journey!


WHEN:  Aug. 13 - 18, 2020

WHERE:  Wawona, California

COST:  $100 per person (payments need to be made in full by June 15th, 2020)

                             (Children ages 12 and under are free) 

What’s Included:  
One Build and Restore T-shirt
Amazing Disciples Study Book
Housing in cabins at the camp
Food - 3 vegetarian/vegan meals per day

What’s NOT Included:
Flights
Any personal expenses, snacks or souvenirs
Hotel, food, and transportation before or after the mission trip
 

SCOPE:
1.  Improve camp facilities by helping to restore and build up the facilities.
2.  Volunteers will learn and share different building responsibilities.

TRAVEL:
Arrival:  Please plan to arrive on Sunday before noon.
Departure:  Please plan to depart on the following Sunday in the afternoon.

LODGING:
We will be staying in cabins. No linens are provided. Please bring your own linens, pillow and sleeping bag.

WEATHER:
The weather will be in the mid 80's in the day and mid to high 60's at night.

EXCURSION:
We are going to visit Yosemite National Park. Our plan is to hike Half Dome.

Mission Trip Packing List

Items to Bring
• Bible(Paper Copy) and other devotional/reading materials
• Lightweight back pack 
• Personal snacks – e.g., energy/granola bars, nuts, or dried fruit
• Ear Plugs (in case the person next to you snores), sleep mask
• Flip-flops
• Flashlight
• Spending money for personal use
• Personal toiletries (soap, toothpaste, deodorant, mirror, razor, etc.) 

Work Clothes and Gear
• Work pants (lightweight cotton preferred, cargo)
• Good working shoes (work boots or hard-soled shoes are safest)
• Socks – (1 pair for each day)
• T-shirts; short or long-sleeved cotton shirts
• Water bottle(s) (Wide mouth, refillable)
• Work gloves (2 pair recommended)

Off-site Clothes
• Casual shirts, pants, and blouses
• Dress shirts, slacks, and shoes (men) for church*
• Dresses, skirts/blouses, and shoes (women) for church*
• Swimming suits (modest, one piece), beach towel
• Socks, Underclothes (microfiber quick dry—optional)
• Hat (to protect from sun)
• Sunglasses
Linens
• Sheets and blanket or a sleeping bag
• Pillow and pillow case
• Towel and wash cloth

More about the project.

Daily Schedule
7:00 AM Wake Up
7:15 AM Worship
8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM Start Work
1:00 PM Lunch
1:45 PM Continue Work
6:00 PM Dinner
6:30 PM Showers/Free Time
8:00 PM Worship/Team-building
9:00 PM Free Time
10:00 PM Lights Out

Detailed Itinerary:

Thursday Aug 13 - Morning arrival. Get settled in. Have lunch at 12pm. Orientation and begin work. Dinner at 6pm.  Vespers and worship at 8pm.

Friday Aug 14  -  Work day. Have your water bottle, gloves, hat, sunglasses, and boots ready for the work week ahead.

Sabbath Aug 15  -  Church and share testimonies. Short hike after lunch. Camp fire in the evening for sundown worship.

Sunday Aug 16  -  Hike Half Dome at Yosemite National Park

Monday  Aug 17  -  Work day. Have your water bottle, gloves, hat, sunglasses, and boots ready for the work week ahead.

Tuesday Aug 18  -  Pack up. breakfast together. final remarks.  Prepare for departure. 

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